Adult Social Care

Adult Social Care focuses on supporting vulnerable adults to feel safe, included and a key part of the community. This includes adults with mental health conditions, autism, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory needs (sight and hearing difficulties) and older people.

“Our vision is to provide people and their carers with appropriate support that prevents, reduces or delays the need for ongoing care, while giving them choice and control, making a positive difference to their lives and maximising their wellbeing and independence in their local community”, said Cllr Charles Margetts, executive member for health, wellbeing and adult services.

Service access criteria: Must be being referred for a social need or for an OT, NOT for a medical need
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Who can refer: Professional referrals only

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